Pruning Tomato Plants

By Olivia Barrera – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team Growing your own tomatoes is one way to savor the flavor of a Michigan summer. Home grown, vine ripened tomatoes are savory, sweet,…

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Food Dates and Safety 

By Laura Ritacco, RDN and Klair Urbin – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team  We’ve all seen them on packages at the grocery store: Use-by, best- by, and sell-by dates. But have…

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The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By Julie Thomas – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team             Omega-3 fatty acids are the key to a healthier heart, a more focused mind, and overall provide for optimal bodily function. Learn…

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Kids Snack Hacks

By Hannah Stafford – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team Looking for healthy snack ideas you can throw into kids’ lunchboxes, give them after school or grab on the go? Pack more nutrition…

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National Nutrition Month

By Laura Ritacco, RDN  – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team Every year, as we start our transition from the cold winter months into the warmer, sunnier days of spring, everyone is…

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